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Slime molds of Jug Bay!

Jun 23, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join Mycologist Serenella Linares in a lecture and walk to examine the life cycle and ecology of slime molds. What are these creatures that appear and disappear in a matter of hours? When can you find them? Learn also how the intelligence of one slime mold can be compared to the team of engineers that…

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Women on the Water (WOW) Kayak 

Jun 22, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Enjoy a day of serenity spent with other women, submersed in the peacefulness of nature. We will enjoy a  leisurely kayak paddle on the Patuxent River, where we will look for wildlife and flowering wetland plants along the shoreline. We will enjoy a gourmet catered lunch at the historic Riggleman House, located on Jug Bay’s…

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Stream Water Chemistry

Jun 21, 2024 8:30AM—11:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free.…

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Field Work Friday

Jun 21, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Friday Year Round 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Jun 19, 2024 8:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Wednesday Year Round  Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve. To beat the summer heat we will meet 8-11 am June 19-Sept 11, 2024. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Jun 18, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay’s Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 9-11am (April 9 – Oct 15), 8-10 am in the heat of the summer. Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Nature Preserve's Plummer…

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Field Work Friday

Jun 14, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Friday Year Round 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include…

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Waterbird Survey

Jun 13, 2024 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every other Thursday  Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older;…

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Jun 12, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Every Wednesday Year Round  Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve. To beat the summer heat we will meet 8-11 am June 19-Sept 11, 2024. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other…

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Everything Butterfly Garden 

Jun 11, 2024 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay’s Glendening Nature Preserve  5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Every Tuesday morning, when weather permits Regular hours are 9-11am (April 9 – Oct 15), 8-10 am in the heat of the summer. Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly garden maintenance group. Volunteers weed, water, prune, socialize, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden near the Glendening Nature Preserve's Plummer…

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